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Video: Ted Cruz auditions for ‘Simpsons’



If his quest to win the White House doesn’t work out, Ted Cruz has a backup plan. He wants to be a voice on The Simpsons. “Any voice.” Read more

Movie review: ‘Terminator Genisys’


Paramount Pictures

Someone needs to go back in time and stop movie executives from greenlighting more “Terminator” movies. Read more

Movie review: ‘Faith of Our Fathers’


Pure Flix Entertainment

Faith of Our Fathers, the latest offering in the growing faith-based film market, gets high points for good intentions but loses most of them for execution. The writers got so wrapped up in the spiritual aspects of the story that the mechanics fall apart. Read more

Movie review: ‘Magic Mike XXL’


Warner Bros.

Delivered with all the subtlety of a crotch to the face, Magic Mike XXL is one of the most cynical, shallow sequels in recent memory. Read more

Becky Oliver hits pause to talk about retirement from Fox 4

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During her 24-year stint as an investigative reporter for KDFW/Channel 4, Becky Oliver has knocked on doors in seedy apartment complexes, only to have them slammed in her face; confronted strangers with allegations of wrongdoing; yelled questions at people driving off as she and a cameraman pursu... Read more

Fort Worth actress stars in remake of ‘Scream’ movies

Carlson Young, who was voted “most likely to be famous” by her Country Day School peers, plays Brooke Maddox in the 10-episode series that starts Tuesday. Read more

Electronic ‘Eden’ dances with the past, present


Broad Green Pictures

Maybe the last thing someone might expect to come out of director Mia Hansen-Løve’s mouth is a paraphrase of Wooderson, the Lone Star ladies’ man played by Matthew McConaughey in Richard Linklater’s 1990s classic Dazed and Confused. Read more

James Wolk talks about CBS’ new ‘Zoo’



James Wolk’s dog, a female shepherd-rottweiler mix, is “a total sweetheart.” Read more

KXAS, WFAA win national Edward R. Murrow Awards



KXAS/Channel 5 and WFAA/Channel 8 are among the 2015 winners in the Radio Television Digital News Association’s 2015 national Edward R. Murrow Awards. The awards, announced this week, honor outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Read more

Movie review: ‘About Elly’


The Cinema Guild

It’s an irony of the international film scene that arguably the greatest contemporary creator of adult psychological dramas in the classic Hollywood mold comes from a country that views America’s movie business and everything associated with it as the unredeemed spawn of the Great S... Read more

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